The Saskatchewan government carefully managed expenses in 2014-15, including reducing travel and communications spending, while continuing to invest in priorities for Saskatchewan people. Detailed financial information was released today in Volume 2 of Public Accounts.
Today, Environment Minister Herb Cox announced the Multi-Material Recycling Program (MMRP) will begin on January 1, 2016, for large businesses (over $5 million in gross revenue).
Saskatchewan residents now have access to improved online restaurant inspection information. The province has launched a new restaurant inspection website that provides user-friendly, up-to-date information from public health inspector reports about food service facilities across Saskatchewan.
Improvements to Saskatchewan’s commercial trucking rules will keep the wheels of our export-based economy rolling by increasing efficiency, cutting through red tape and helping to protect roads from damage.
Highway crews today began improving pavement markings at several major intersections on Highway 1 east of Regina. These improvements include repainting all lines and arrows where Highway 1 intersects with Highway 46, Highway 48, Great Plains Road, the Pilot Butte Access and Gravel Pit Road.
As part of proclaiming the second annual Violence Prevention Week, Justice Minister and Attorney General Gordon Wyant confirmed the province will develop a process to review deaths resulting from domestic violence.
Maple Creek today celebrated the grand opening of the Southwest Integrated Healthcare Facility, a new facility that is providing a range of health services all under one roof. Health Minister Dustin Duncan, Rural and Remote Health Minister Greg Ottenbreit and Cypress Hills MLA Wayne Elhard joined health care workers, patients, families and residents at the celebration.
Today, Agriculture Minister Lyle Stewart announced the 2016 Saskatchewan Agriculture Student Scholarship.
The community of Prince Albert is celebrating the grand opening of WillowView Condominiums, a 63-unit apartment-style complex for entry-level homebuyers.
Education Minister Don Morgan joined education partners and members of the teaching profession to celebrate the grand opening of the newly formed Saskatchewan Professional Teachers Regulatory Board (SPTRB). This self-regulated body now has the responsibility for teacher certification and discipline in Saskatchewan.